Wine Country 2020

These Wine Trips Are Perfect for Fall

Replace those canceled airline flights with wine flights just a short drive from Portland, or even right in town.

10/05/2020 By Jordan Michelman and Margaret Seiler

Wine

Meet Moe Momtazi, Keeper of Some of the Willamette Valley’s Most Primal Grapes

"My grandfather was a farmer in the old country, and back then we didn’t call it biodynamics or anything like that, we just called it ‘natural farming.’"

10/04/2020 By Jordan Michelman

Q&A

How a Wine Country Wedding Venue Met the Pandemic

At Abbey Road Farm, shrunken guest lists and social distancing cannot stop true love.

10/03/2020 By Margaret Seiler

Local Libations

Here Are the Wines and Wine Shops Keeping Us Saturated in These Trying Times

Raise a glass to the bottle shops, tasting rooms, and corner stores, with everything from hot new discoveries to “easy drinkers that can ease our reality.”

10/03/2020 By Margaret Seiler, Julia Silverman, and Conner Reed

Sip This

Celebrating Hispanic Roots Highlights Willamette Valley Winemakers

Stay tuned for the panel on October 1, when six Latinx winemakers in the Willamette Valley will discuss their experiences in English and Spanish.

09/16/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

Little Joys of Summer

Get Out of Town with These Daytime Drives

Bored at home? Take a spontaneous drive through scenic Oregon and be back in time for dinner.

08/01/2020 By Julia Silverman and Marty Patail

Breaking News

Gabriel Rucker’s Riff on the Crunchwrap Supreme Coming to Alit Wines

What better pairing for a glass of pinot noir than a Taco Bell–inspired snack?

07/16/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton

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Argyle Winery—Working through the Challenges

Ever the innovator, Argyle Winery has found ways to keep its vineyards—and its support of community—thriving, despite difficult times.

06/09/2020

What Now?

Bertony Faustin of Abbey Creek Winery Is Seizing the Moment Amid Coronavirus

“When I see other brands still with the same, ‘We’re a small, handcrafted, family winery’—no one gives a fuck at the end of the day. You’ve got to give them ...

06/01/2020 Edited by Eden Dawn

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Wine and Dine on the Waterfront at Maryhill

One of the state’s most successful and prolific wine producers celebrates one year in Vancouver.

03/13/2020 By Ben McBee

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Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine and The World of Syrah

The 8th annual event returns with a new star varietal, July 16–18, 2020

03/05/2020

Culinary Celebration

Oregon Nabs 17 James Beard Semifinalist Nominations

Portland and beyond feel the love from this year's annual culinary awards.

02/26/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

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The FINCH Welcomes You to Walla Walla

The perfect base camp for your next Northwest adventure.

02/03/2020 By Corinne Whiting

Rose City 2.0

Fires and Floods Can’t Dull the Magic of Sonoma and Napa

Welcome to the land of redwoods, roses, crashing waves, and wine.

01/21/2020 By Cassondra Bird

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Wine, Chocolate, and Blankets, Oh My! at Argyle Winery

Argyle partners with Moonstruck Chocolate, Pendleton Woolen Mills, and many more!

01/20/2020

Tech

This New Voice-Enabled Quiz Is Meant to Teach Oregonians About Wine

Alexa, play the Oregon Wine Quiz!

11/12/2019 By Olivia Wolf

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Cheers to Memories at Wine Country Thanksgiving

More than 140 wineries open their cellars and tasting rooms from Friday, November 29–Sunday, December 1, 2019.

10/17/2019 By Ben McBee

Oregon Wine 2019: Solidarity

How Wildfires and Shady Californians Led Oregon Winemakers to Unite

A new collective label, Oregon Solidarity, donates profits back to the Rogue Valley Vintners.

09/23/2019 By Ramona DeNies

Oregon Wine 2019: The Future

Meet Oregon’s Likely Next Class of Official Wine-Growing Regions

These four would-be AVAs (viticultural areas) are all inside the Willamette Valley.

09/23/2019 By Mark Stock

Willamette Valley

California Money Is Making a Play for Oregon Wine Country

The Coppolas, Jackson Family, Napa's Silver Oak: wealthy California winemakers are moving into Oregon's pinot noir heartland.

03/15/2019 By Ramona DeNies